Grilled Vietnamese Prawn

 Vietnamese Grilled Shrimps are Shrimps marinated in lemongrass, fish sauce, spices and grilled till golden brown. Refreshing lemon flavour, pungent fish sauce and aromatic spices make grilled shrimps so delicious.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 209 kcal


  • 500 gms Shrimp Cleaned and devained with tail on
  • 7-8 Shallots Finely minced / Gratted
  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves Finely Minced/gratted
  • 1/2 tspn Minced Ginger
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tspn soy sauce
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp minced Lemongrass
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Red chili flakes (Optional)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Wooden Skewres Soaked in water for 15 minutes


  1. Mix all the ingredients mentioned above. Add the cleaned prawns. Marinate at least for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare the grill pan or barbecue by brushing some oil on it.
  3. Carefully skewer the prawns. And grill each side for about 3-4 minutes. Blast in between with the remaining marinade to keep the prawns moist.
  4. While serving garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Vietnamese Prawn
Amount Per Serving (100 g)
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Cholesterol 315mg 105%
Sodium 1352mg 56%
Potassium 277mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 11.3%
Calcium 20.2%
Iron 18.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.